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Russia: Putin holds Security Council meeting as delegation returns from Pyongyang00:38

Russia: Putin holds Security Council meeting as delegation returns from Pyongyang

Russian Federation, Moscow
December 1, 2017 at 20:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting of the Russian Security Council in moscow, Friday, after a Russian delegation visited Pyongyang for talks with the North Korean leadership.According to the Russian delegation members, the North Koreans "are ready to talk" on the condition that the international community recognises them as a nuclear power.According to Vitaly Pashin, a member of the Russian delegation, Pyongyang is open to negotiations with Washington "under parity terms" with Russia’s participation as a third party.On Wednesday, North Korea announced the launch of a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which could "target the entire area of mainland United States." The launch was the first since September 15, when North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the Japanese island Hokkaido, which eventually fell into the Pacific Ocean.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting of the Russian Security Council in moscow, Friday, after a Russian delegation visited Pyongyang for talks with the North Korean leadership.According to the Russian delegation members, the North Koreans "are ready to talk" on the condition that the international community recognises them as a nuclear power.According to Vitaly Pashin, a member of the Russian delegation, Pyongyang is open to negotiations with Washington "under parity terms" with Russia’s participation as a third party.On Wednesday, North Korea announced the launch of a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which could "target the entire area of mainland United States." The launch was the first since September 15, when North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the Japanese island Hokkaido, which eventually fell into the Pacific Ocean.